Cupping therapy involves the application of specialist glass cups to the skin to create a vacuum like suction seal on the skin so the underlying tissue is raised into the cup. Cupping can be thought of as a reverse massage, instead of applying downwards pressure onto the muscles the cups pull the skin, tissue and muscle upwards. It is a form of Traditional Chinese Medicine that has been use for thousands of years.
Cupping therapy is a form of alternative medicine which aims to promote blood circulation, reduce pain, promote relaxation, as well as deep tissue repair.
Cupping therapy has been successful in treating conditions such as: - Muscle aches - Muscle tightness - Back stiffness - Poor circulation - Scar tissue